Forbes Features Quest Diagnostics Study

How Healthy Are Your Employees? Not Very.
Jan 13, 2012 12:50 PM ET

How Healthy Are Your Employees? Not Very.

More than one out of three employees who took employer-sponsored lab-based wellness tests were found to be at high risk for high cholesterol, kidney disease or diabetes, and it was news to them. This is the sad state of Americans’ health, found by laboratory testing outfit Quest Diagnostics, in a study that covered 52,270 first-time participants in wellness tests at 15 companies from 2003 to 2010.   About Quest Diagnostics

Quest Diagnostics is the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services that patients and doctors need to make better healthcare decisions. The company offers the broadest access to diagnostic testing services through its network of laboratories and patient service centers, and provides interpretive consultation through its extensive medical and scientific staff. Quest Diagnostics is a pioneer in developing innovative diagnostic tests and advanced healthcare information technology solutions that help improve patient care. Additional company information is available at or follow us at and